​Viewers Reckon This Newsreader’s Outfit Looks Like A ‘Penis’

Once the internet has spotted something amusing, the internet will never let it go. And the World Wide Web is also full of eagle-eyed people with a lot of time on their hands - like those who tuned in to Australia's Channel Nine this week to find newsreader Samantha Heathwood donning a particularly memorable outfit.

If you look closely, you can see the shape of her jacket collar makes out a recognisable form. That's right, it looks like a penis and a pair of bollocks, which is, of course, nothing short of absolutely hilarious for anyone who's got the mental age of a 10-year-old (so all of us, then).

If your mind really is as immature as everyone else's, all you have to do is follow the outline of Heathwood's unfortunately-shaped collar to spot the phallus.

And the placement of her top underneath isn't exactly helping, either. Nor is the zip underneath that... No, YOU have a filthy mind.

Samantha Heathwood in the, erm, 'penis jacket'. Credit: Channel Nine
Samantha Heathwood in the, erm, 'penis jacket'. Credit: Channel Nine

Viewers immediately took to social media to point out the interesting wardrobe choice - with many dubbing the garment the 'penis jacket', while others said it was a bit of a 'dick move' by Channel Nine to make Heathwood wear it.

One person wrote: "I know I'm immature but this cracks me up."

Another added: "Literally cannot unsee it now."

Mind you, not everyone had bad things to say about the jacket - some were able to actually rise above the sniggering, with one writing: "You people are so catty, so what, it looks good on her!"

I mean, it does. But it still looks like a penis.

And, believe it or not, this wasn't the jacket's first rodeo on live TV.

A similar photo of the jacket also did the rounds on social media a few years back, when another newsreader called Natarsa Belling was seen wearing it on 10 News.

Natarsha Belling also wore the 'penis jacket' a few years back. Credit: Network 10
Natarsha Belling also wore the 'penis jacket' a few years back. Credit: Network 10

Commenting on a 'who wore it better?'-style photo, one person wrote: "Who thought that was a great idea? The first time!"

Another person said: "This is priceless."

A third wrote: "#penisjacket lives on!!!! I still find this hilarious!"

Someone else added: "Woah that's even worse than before... this time spillage."

Wow, yup, that last person went there.

Featured Image Credit: Channel Nine

Jess Hardiman

Jess Hardiman is a journalist who graduated from Manchester University with a BA in Film Studies, English Language and Literature, and has previously worked for Time Out and The Skinny among others.

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